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ZTE Axon 30 5G
ZTE Axon 30 5G
ZTE Axon 30 5G
ZTE Axon 30 5G
ZTE Axon 30 5G

Informr score
The ZTE Axon 30 5G currently has an Informr score of 7.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 22 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
3.2 GHz
3.2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
64+ MP, f/1.8
64+ MP, f/1.8
4200 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


With the ZTE Axon 30 5G, you need to be ready for a few compromises. But if you can look past the lack of wireless charging and no IP rating, it’s a solid phone that performs admirably. We wish ZTE would get on the Samsung train when it comes to software updates, as only one major Android OS update...

- Andrew, Phandroid

ZTE Axon 30 pushes the boundary for under-display camera phones. While we're all for new innovations, the fact of the matter remains that UDCs are simply not ripe enough for the mainstream market. This—and a couple of other nuisances—ultimately keep the Axon 30 from being a technological marvel.

- Rajesh Regmi, Gadgetbyte

The ZTE Axon 30 5G is a fairly ordinary mid-range smartphone with one stand out feature: a large, fluid, and notchless OLED display. As a package, it’s not as compelling as the OnePlus Nord 2, and the Poco F3 provides superior value, but it’s a solid pick for those who watch a lot of video on the go...

- Jon Mundy, TrustedReviews

The ZTE Axon 30 is a great value for its price, and while all attention is on its under-display camera that disappears from the screen when the camera isn't in use, it's a great phone even without thanks to good specs and a great display. While the body and design aren't too premium, it's a good com...

- David Lumb, TechRadar
Talk Android
Talk Android

ZTE has crafted an excellent phone that delivers incredible performance and fast 5G speeds on a nice budget. $499 is easy to swallow for a higher end phone, and it’s certainly punching above its weight as far as performance goes. You’re getting a large battery, WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1, Android 11 o...

- Jared Peters, Talk Android

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

ZTE Axon 30 5G prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. ZTE's suggested retail price is $499.00. You can compare Axon 30 5G prices from around the web here on The Informr.

ZTE backs up the Axon 30 5G with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Axon 30 5G has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact ZTE support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find ZTE's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The ZTE Axon 30 5G's screen size is 6.92 inches with 1080 x 2460 pixels resolution.

3.2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm) Octa-core 3.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system (OS).

64+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 64+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 16+ megapixels resolution.

128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4200 mAh battery.

Axon 30 5G Specs

Release Date August 3, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 11

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Processor Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm) Octa-core 3.2 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
RAM 6/8/12 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
64+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, F2.2, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (5 MP, F2.4, Macro), 4th camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Depth), Time lapse mode, HDR
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.5
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2460 pixels
Pixel Density 400 pixels
Size 6.92 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4200 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Aqua
Dimensions [H x W x D] 17.02 x 7.78 x 0.78 cm (6.7 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 189 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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